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Nick Szabo: Ethereum (ETH) is Becoming a “Centralized Cult”

The Ethereum (ETH) leadership is showing signs of becoming a force to be reckoned with, commented bitcoin pioneer Nick Szabo. While Ethereum was inherently democratic, the need to...

Christine Vasileva | 8 months ago
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Nick Szabo, ‘Libra is a Cryptocurrency in the Same Way That a Doll is a Baby’

Facebook’s Libra Coin has been all over the news the past few months as more tech giants invest in the network. However, many people in the cryptocurrency community are skeptical...

Matthew Hrones | 9 months ago
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Nick Szabo: Central Banks Might Switch From ‘Physically Vulnerable’ Gold to...

Central Banks might resort to cryptocurrency reserves as means of supplementing national gold reserves according to veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo. He also holds that the use of...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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The Hidden Benefits of Bitcoin Mining

The energy costs of bitcoin mining are often cited as canceling out the. We must also consider the savings made, in avoiding some of the hidden costs of the alternative. Gold Standard...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Vitalik Buterin: I Quite Regret Adopting the Term ‘Smart Contracts’ for Ethereum

Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin revealed his regret for adopting the popular term ‘smart contracts’ – a term that has become almost synonymous with Ethereum. Should Crypto...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago
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Nick Szabo: Bitcoin ETF ‘Might Cause More Problems Than It’s Worth’

Nick Szabo says he is “not lobbying” for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in fresh criticism of the phenomenon which many commentators claim would significantly boost prices...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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‘Delusional’ Paul Krugman Says Bitcoin Sets Monetary System Back 300 Years

Cryptocurrency industry figures are reacting with scorn after US economist Paul Krugman likened Bitcoin to “setting the monetary system back 300 years.” Bitcoin Is No Evolution...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Nick Szabo: 3 Things Bitcoin Needs to Improve

Bitcoin pioneer Nick Szabo said cryptocurrency should make four “most important improvements” in the coming years as Bitcoin’s fortunes reverse this month. Spotlight On Technical...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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‘Bitcoin Cash is Centralized Sock Puppetry’ Says Bitcoin Pioneer Nick Szabo

Pioneering Bitcoin developer Nick Szabo has described Bitcoin Cash (BCash) as “centralized sock puppetry” as analysts voice concern over its network. Alibaba Hosts 54% Of BCash...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

Bitcoin Pioneer Nick Szabo Declares Opposition to SegWit2x

Blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart contracts pioneer Nick Szabo has become the latest high-profile figure to declare his opposition to SegWit2x. Nick ‘No2X’ Szabo...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
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Nick Szabo: Lightning Would Help Bitcoin Retain Censorship Resistance

Smart contracts and digital currency pioneer Nick Szabo has added his voice to the Blockchain scaling debate, stating that the Blockchain itself cannot handle card network transaction...

William Suberg | 3 years ago
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Nick Szabo to Keynote CDC Smart Contract Symposium in New York

The Smart Contract Alliance, an initiative ran by the Chamber of Digital Commerce to promote real-world application of smart contracts, has announced the launch of the Smart Contract...

Ryan Strauss | 4 years ago